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Surface Pits, Fissures or Veins in Natural Stone Countertops

Article Number

11.11

Condition

SURFACE PITS, FISSURES OR VEINS IN NATURAL STONE COUNTERTOPS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Surface pits, fissures or veins in stone countertops are typical characteristics of quarried materials and are acceptable.

Warranty

None

Action

None

Remarks

Quarried stone is a product of nature and is not subject to the rules of consistency that apply to manufactured materials. Pits and fissures as well as variations in tonal qualities, veining and shading are all natural characteristics and generally desirable.

Notes

This Article, as revised, applies to all conciliations after January 1, 2019.

See Also:

  • 11.8 CRACKS IN COUNTERTOP SURFACES
  • 11.10 SEAMS (JOINTS) IN STONE COUNTETOPS ARE TOO WIDE OR OPEN
  • 11.12 STAINING OF NATURAL STONE PRODUCTS
  

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